PHILIPSBURG:— On Saturday April 21st in the evening hours a police patrol was sent to Bush Road where a man well-known to police with initials T.C. was standing on the Bush road at the entrance to Blijden drive, with a machete in his hand. On the scene the police did encounter this man who started to behave aggressive by walking towards the patrol in a menacing way. He was ordered by the officers to drop the machete but he refused to do so. The police officers had to use the necessary force to disarm the suspect. The suspect was immediately arrested and the machete was confiscated for further investigation. The suspect was taken to the Philipsburg Police Head Quarters where he was detained for questioning.
KPSM Press Release.
Source: St. Martin News Network http://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/28982-man-arrested-for-weapons-possession-2.html